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Starting Gate

) #322 of 1,184 Restaurants in Nottingham £ , British,
Candle Meadow | Colwick Park, Nottingham NG2 4DX, England
+44 115 987 8628
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (7 reviews)
“sunday roast” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
Candle Meadow | Colwick Park, Nottingham NG2 4DX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After a very truncated visit to the Toby Carvery on 2 August, we ended up at the Starting Gate, a pub I had never visited in my 36 years in Nottingham, mainly as a do not usually frequent this area. I was not sure what...More

Thank IvanPage
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Sneaked in for a cheeky lunch while working. Once again great food at a great price and a good selection of ales. Very nice

Thank David D
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

This pub had a lovely interior and a great atmosphere. The tables in the dining area were nicely set out with vases of flowers on each one. The menu was very good and the prices low. They had a good selection of real ales at...More

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Asked if they served food and bartender was rude about it, swearing and cursing. Same staff member was also rude to other customers. Average food.

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Waited over an hour for food and the place was not busy, food was terrible, overcooked, waitress very rude! I will not be going back unless the old managers return this will ensure the high standards this place once had.

Thank angelu504
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We visited this pub/restaurant on a Friday lunchtime and it was our first time here. The staff are very friendly and attentive but the interior could do with a little TLC. There was a good choice on the menu with a Senior Citizen menu which...More

Thank Sammie134
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

The best place to have a few beers before the dog racing! Pool table, music, darts, football and cheap beers! Visited over the weekend was that good we went back after the dogs! The staff were friendly lad behind the bar phoned us a taxi...More

Thank eyesandears92
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We live close to here and up until a few months ago had never been here. Now it's generally our first choice if we're going for a pub meal. Great food, friendly staff and great value for money. Would definitely recommend.

Thank marknotts24
Reviewed 23 November 2016

A good place to visit,staff very friendly.A good choice of food and cooked to order and to your liking. A good choice of drinks are available and very reasonably priced well worth visiting.

Thank bobe9823
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I asked for the rare stake. It tasted amazing just the right texture and the cook was perfect. Chips was nice and the Mrs liked the burger. 5* defiantly will be visiting again.

Thank Mckynley H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Candle Meadow | Colwick Park, Nottingham NG2 4DX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Nottingham
  • Phone Number: +44 115 987 8628
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